Principles of Yacht Design

ISBN-10: 0071487697
ISBN-13: 9780071487696
Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 5/24/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Create your desired yacht with help from this yacht-design bible This handsome edition of "Principles of Yacht Design"--the accepted standard yacht-design reference for boat owners, designers, and builders--is updated throughout, particularly the calculations of hull and deck thicknesses, or scantlings. Its new two-color format makes it easier for you to use its many elegant illustrations.

Preface to the Second Edition
List of Symbols
Introduction
Design Methodology
The design spiral
Computer aided design (CAD)
Preliminary ConsiderationsChoice of boat-type
Intended use
Main dimensions Cost
Checklist of considerations
Checklist for the YD - 40
Hull Geometry Definitions
Lines drawing
Tools Work plan
Computer aided design of hulls
Hydrostatics and Stability
Calculation of areas Wetted surface
Displacement Centre of buoyancy
Water plane area
Transverse and longitudinal stability at small angles
Transverse stability at large angles of heel
Curve of static stability
Rolling Influence of waves on the righting moment
Stability statistics Assessment of seaworthiness
Hull Design Forces and moments on a sailing yacht
Resistance components
Viscous resistance, basic concepts
Frictional resistance
Viscous pressure resistance
Roughness Wave resistance, basic concepts
Influence of hull shape on wave resistance
Heel resistance
Added resistance in waves
Other seakeeping aspects
Hull statistics
Keel and Rudder Design Flow around a wing
Definition of the keel planform
Classical wing theory
Tip shape
Advanced planform design
Evaluation of some planform concepts
Definition of the section
Three useful NACA sections
Influence of shape on section characteristics
Some practical conclusions regarding section shape
Influence of deviations from the theoretical section shape
Advanced section design
Statistics on keel and rudder area
The YD - 40
Sail and Rig Design Flow around sails
Planform Sail camber
Mast interference
Means for reducing mast distubances
Streamlining
A practical model for sail and rig aerodynamics
Sail statistics
Balance Effect of heel
Good balance
Centre of effort of the underwater body
Centre of effort of the sails
Lead Rudder balance
Propeller and Engine
Resistance in calm and rough weather
Propeller characteristics
Design of an optimum propeller
Performance of the non-optimum propeller Check of blade area
Propeller resistance
High Speed Hydrodynamics Planing Deadrise
Forces on a planing hull
Spray rails, stepped bottoms and transom flaps
Dynamic stability
Alternative propulsion devices
An example
Rig Construction Definitions and scope of the standard
Forces on the shrouds
Forces on the stays
Comparison between wire and rod
Transverse mast stiffness
Longitudinal mast stiffness
Fractional mast top
Boom Spreaders
The YD - 40 rig
Hull Construction
Concepts in structural mechanics Global loads
Local hydrostatic loads
Local hydrodynamic loads
Transverse load distribution
Local deformations
Forces from the keel
Forces from grounding
Forces from the rudder
Summary of loadings
Materials Glass reinforcement
Wet laminates
Fatigue Exotic laminates
Sandwich Typical sandwich buckling
Sandwich bending Sandwich in practice
Final remarks
Scantling Determination
Structure of the ISO Standard
Hull definitions
Basic laminate
Design loads for the bottom
Design loads for the topsides
Design loads for the decks and bulkheads
Design loads for the internals
Longitudinal impact distribution factor
Area reduction factor
Panel calculation
Stiffener calculation
Spade rudder stock
Chainplates and keelbolts
Sandwich construction
The YD - 40 scantlings
Layout Generic space requirements
Accomodation Deck layout
Design Evaluation Non-dimensional parameters
The Velocity Prediction Program (VPP) Towing

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